ERNEST ALTON COLE, JR., age 85 of Maplesville, passed away suddenly on May 17, 2021 at Bibb County Medical Center in Centreville, AL. He was born in Plantersville, AL on September 18, 1935; the son of the late Ernest Alton Cole, Sr. and the late Amanda Jones Cole.
He was a formal sand and gravel engineer. He was an avid Alabama Football fan. He enjoyed hot rod cars and was a member of the Chilton County Cruisers.
He is survived by: Daughter, Gina Lynn (Glenn D.) Riley of Maplesville; Grandson, David Cole Riley of Maplesville; Grandson, William Carson Riley of Jemison; Granddaughter, Kelley Riley Rinder of Myrtle Beach, SC; Granddaughter, Heather Cole of Cullman; Great Granddaughter, Zoey Riley of Maplesville; Great Granddaughter, Khloe Rasberry of Maplesville; Daughter-in-Law, Nena Crane Cole of Cullman; and Sister, Dorothy (Howard) Jones of Idaho.
He is preceded in death by: Wife, Virginia M. Cole; Wife, Judy P. Cole; and Son, William Gregory Cole.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 2:00pm in the Plantersville Christian Cemetery in Plantersville, AL with Rev. Don Stephens officiating.
Everyone please meet at the cemetery for services.
Final care and arrangements entrusted to the Ellison Memorial Funeral Home of Clanton, AL.
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